Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Minister for Africa condemns Nigeria attacks

Press Release   •   Nov 08, 2011 10:17 GMT

Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham condemned Friday's attacks in Yobe and Borno, and offered condolences to the families of the victims.

Speaking today he said:

"I was saddened to hear of the brutal attacks in Yobe and Borno States on Friday evening that killed and injured so many innocent people. I utterly condemn those who carried them out and I offer my sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria."